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Lot 3557
1) BRITISH VICTORIAN ERA ARTILLERY OFFFICERS SWORD. Overall length: 39 1/2". Blade length: 32 1/2". Blade marked at the ricasso "MARSHALL JERMYN ST LONDON". Blade is etched over 2/3 of its length w/ various military & foliate motifs including a cannon, "UBIQUE" in a ribbon, flaming bomb, crest & "ARTILLERY". Iron hilt w/ wire wrapped sharkskin grip. Iron scabbard. CONDITION: blade has a dark mottled patina w/ a plethora of nicks to the edge. Hilt has a dark patina. Wire wrap is complete but grip is 70% intact. Scabbard has a very dark patina w/ a sizeable dent on each side of the midpoint. (02-11190/BF). 2) ARCHIVE OF CIVIL WAR NEW YORK PAPER. This group of paper relates to Abram Tucker of NY who entered the service in 1863 enlisting as a private in the 10th New York Cavalry. He quickly rose through the ranks & was honorably discharged at the close of the war w/ the rank of captain in the 24th NY cavalry. This group includes letters relating to Tucker, appointment as 1st lieutenant, enlistment, death certificate, orders from & to Tucker, muster rolls & certificate of discharge as a captain from the New York State Volunteers signed by Horatio Seymour. This group also includes a copy of Tucker's service record from the National Archives. CONDITION: paper shows expected wear, staining & creases but is substantially complete & quite legible. 1 Document which appears to be a furlough is only 50% present. (02-11190-1/BF). $400-600 for lot.

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BRITISH ARTILLERY SWORD & CIVIL WAR PAPER.

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